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Ascension Health Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois

We Are Hiring

Senior Front End Developer- M-F

Where Will You Work:

Our office is mere steps away from Union Station Ogilvie Transportation Stations, overlooks the Chicago River. We feel that Innovative thinking is usually done best over a free beverage and that’s why our Digital Studio comes stocked with snacks and drinks. And, we have break-out areas that are conducive for having these discussions.

What You Will Do

As a Senior Software Developer with Ascension Technologies, you will contribute to the creation of our robust suite of cloud-native enterprise applications in the rapidly growing healthcare software industry. You will be a member of a dev team working collaboratively with others in an Agile organization to deliver software that sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

With more than 4,000 associates, Ascension Technologies enables access to data across applications, transforming how clinicians and patients interact with technology, which enhances our ability to better serve communities with greater agility and responsiveness. Our associates leverage technology to create collaborative solutions that improve health decisions every day. We believe you should be a tech founder not a fixer – that’s how we do tech at Ascension technologies. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words, and we are developing software solutions to support that mission


  • Develop high quality cloud-native web applications using Javascript/Typescript in React

  • Break down complex requirements into independent coding tasks and strategies

  • Create unit and integration tests to fully test and regress software

  • Participate in design and code reviews

  • Work with other teams (i.e. Product, PM, etc.) to ensure delivered code meets specifications based on functional/technical specifications

  • Participate in Agile routines and ceremonies; daily standups, sprint planning, sprint demos/retrospectives

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

• 1 year of experience required.• 4 years of experience preferred.• 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Additional Preferences


  • B.S in Computer Science, M.S. in computer Science, or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of professional software development experience in an Agile environment

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms

  • Strong experience with Typescript

  • Strong understanding of front-end frameworks (Angular, React, etc.)

  • Experience using RESTful APIs

  • Experience with OAUTH

  • Experience with unit and integration tests

  • Strong understanding of professional software engineering best practices for the full SDLC including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Demonstrated mastery of the full SDLC including CI/CD and modern build and deployment tools.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Openness to new ideas and an unceasing desire to learn new things

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, a positive mindset, and a collaborative spirit are a must have

    Desired Experience:

  • Experience with TDD and BDD

  • Experience working with cloud-native, scalable, and highly available distributed systems

  • Understanding of relational and NoSQL databases (MySql, Postgres, Mongo, Redis, etc),

  • Experience with container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Experience with Atlassian tools: JIRA, Confluence, etc.

Why Join Our Team

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Technologies is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.